Hue is located in central Vietnam on the banks of the Huong River, a few miles inland from Bien Dong. Hue was the capital of 9 reigns of Nguyen. Hue still retains culture heritage and intangible heritage which contains values of wisdom and spirit of Vietnam. Throughout the centuries, the quintessence of country converges here to create a fantastic natural picture with romantic river and charming mountain.
Situated on the banks of the Perfume River, Hue City is a world cultural heritage in Thua Thien Hue Province. Hue owns historical high-value relics in Hue Ancient Citadel, Minh Mang Tomb, Gia Long Tomb, Thien Mu Pagoda, Temple of Literature and Quoc Hoc. Hue tourism is also admire the landscape such as Ngu Binh mountain, Thuan An beach, Lang Co beach and Tam Giang lagoon. Royal court music is one of the cultural characteristics of Hue. Every two years Hue City Festival attract tourists.
Speaking of Hue, people often think of palaces, ancient temples bearing the ancient emperors. Everyone wants to travel Hue once to see the vivid evidence of the last feudal dynasty. Not only that, relaxed gentle nature and slow life here are also many people love.
Transportation to Hue
Airplane: Phu Bai Airport has just opened after the upgrade to serve Hue tourism. Daily flights from Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi to Hue with airlines such as Vietnam Airlines, VietjetAir, Jetstar fare from 900,000 VND / pm.
Train: From Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi there are also train to Hue. For those who have plenty of time and want to experience beautiful scenery along the way, then choose this medium.
Ticket price from Hanoi to Hue: 350 – 800,000 VND depending on the type of seats. (You can contact booking here)
Ticket price from Saigon to Hue from: 400 – 1.200.000 VND depending on the type of seat. (You can contact booking here)
Passenger car: Passenger car to Hue is often the North – South bed. Ticket prices and quality are not much different, you can refer to the ticket prices of the Hoang Long, Phuong Trang, TheSinhTourist, …
In Hanoi, you can take the bus to Hue at Giap Bat station, Underground water station, Luong Yen bus station, with ticket price from 300,000 VND
In Saigon you buy tickets at the East Bus Station, with fares from 450,000 VND.
Note: It is advisable to buy in advance, or call in advance to avoid a ticket expiration. Or onto the car crammed.
Travel in Hue:
You can rent a motorbike to travel and explore Hue. Rent from 100-150,000 VND / car / day. Visiting the city should try cyclo to feel the rustic, simple here.
Taxi: Mai Linh, Thanh Cong, Taxi Vang, Huong Giang … In my experience, Thanh Cong is the cheapest company with quality along with modern. Tel: 023184.108.40.206
Mai Linh: 02343898989
Yellow Taxi: 02343.797979
Gili Taxi: 02343.828282
Taxi Huong Giang: 02343.878787
Boat trip on Huong River
Boating, floating on the river, enjoying Hue music and dropping flowers, visitors can gradually absorb the flavor, tone of Hue. If you want to rent a boat to go on the Huong River, you can contact the boat station. Prices depend on which boat you choose.
Visiting: Monuments, beaches, attractions of Hue tourism
IN HUE CITY
Hue city center is a lot of hotels to meet the needs of visitors and visitors. Enjoy the feeling of being immersed in a modern and luxurious space at a 5 star hotel in Hue with buiteam.com without much worry about the cost of accommodation. If you come to Hue to work, you can also easily find the hotel by road to facilitate your location as Ba Trieu Street hotel, hotel near Dong Ba Market, Hung Vuong Street Hotel …
Citadel: Imperial Citadel located inside Hue Citadel is the first place you should visit when traveling Hue. After more than 100 years, the massive architecture in the Citadel is only less than half of the original figure, but still carry the majestic majesty of a feudal one. The city is quite large, you should spend about 1 hour or a day to discover all.
Listen to Ca Tru on the Perfume River: Perfume River is also a dream of Hue tourism. In the evening, when it’s cool, you can buy a ticket, 50.000 VNĐ, for a boat to see the ancient city during the night and listen to the tunes that bring you back to the past hundreds of years ago.
Huế Museum of Royal Fine Arts: (located in Long An Palace, the most beautiful palace in the Nguyen Dynasty palace system) is a place to display collections of antique furniture, crowns and belongings of kings Nguyen. The architecture is beautifully furnished.
THE NEARBY OF HUE CITY
The tombs: Travel Hue can not afford not to see the ancient monument. The tombs of the kings in Hue have their own characteristics and interesting historical stories. However, the mausoleums are far apart and are not located in the center of the city. You should take time to rent a taxi or rent a car (300K) for a tour of the mausoleums such as Tu Duc Tomb, Minh Mang Tomb, Khai Dinh Tomb.
Hon Chen Temple: The relics of Hue tourism include about 10 different architectural works are located in the middle of Ngoc Tran, facing the Huong river, hidden under the trees. Hon Chen has an important place in the spiritual life of the people of Hue, the only sanctuary in Hue is a combination of royal court and folk beliefs. This is also the place where fine art decoration reached its peak in the late 19th century.
Thien Mu Pagoda: Attractions can not be ignored in Hue travel. Built in the year 1,600 and preserved over many times, Thien Mu pagoda attracts many visitors by the magnificent but equally pure, poetic. To go to Thien Mu Pagoda, you can go boat along the Perfume River, extremely romantic.
Vong Canh Hill: Located about 7 km from the city. From Vong Canh Hill can see the poetry of Hue city, especially the tombs of the Nguyen Kings and the Huong River flowing across the city.
Ngu Binh Mountain: Along with the Huong River, Ngu Binh Mountain is the second gift of creativity to create the charming nature of Hue tourism. Long ago, this beautiful mountain along with the Perfume River has become a symbol of Hue nature. From the mountain can view the landscape of famous landmarks and natural scenery around.
THE EXTRAMURAL OF HUE CITY
Bach Ma Mountain: 60km from Hue City. Bach Ma Mountain is famous for its streams and many spectacular waterfalls. As Do Quyen 400m high, summer days, the two sides of the waterfall, flowers Do Quyen bursts like two giant flowers silk flowers. In the center of the resort there is a silver waterfall of 10m high, 40m wide. Standing on top of Bach Ma Mountain, visitors can also take in the panoramic views of Hai Van Pass, Tuy Van Mountain, Cau Hai Lagoon and the sparkle of Hue city at night.
Lang Co Beach, Thuan An Beach, Canh Duong Beach: Peaceful beaches of Hue are always in the top of the most beautiful beaches in Central Vietnam, where many Hue tourists.
Lap An Lagoon: 70 km south of Hue, lying at the foot of Hai Van pass, nature has given the Lap An lagoon a winding road running around the lagoon as soft silk. Here, there is a species of fish called “specialty”, “pearl of heaven” … it is oysters. Do not know ever since, people here have made use of rubber tires damaged to catch oysters. Lap An Lap is the most beautiful in the afternoon, has made many visitors dumbfounded, and if you do not have time to shoot, anyone looking to see to see so many beautiful moments of creativity.
Cau Hai Lagoon: Not as famous as Chuon lagoon or Lap An lagoon, Cau Hai lagoon nestled on the National Highway 1A, running from Cau Hai to Phu Gia Pass. Cau Hai lagoon is immense as the sea, catching water from the rivers in Thua Thien Hue should switch from sweet to black in the dry season.
Elephant Springs (Suoi Voi): From Hue city to the south of 60 km, across Thua Luu area, Loc Tien commune, Phu Loc district, tourists will come to the stream, a stream with many large waterfalls under a forest. The vegetation is named after the Elephant Springs, because there is a rock shaped like an elephant dropping water at the foot of the falls. There is also a lake named Dam Voi. This is a natural lake about 30m2, 2m deep, between the two falls. The cool blue water lake is visible to the bottom.
Truoi Lake: From Hue city, go to Truoi Bridge in Loc Hoa Commune, Phu Loc District, turn 10 km to Truoi Lake and Bach Ma Truc Lam. Truoi “sweet pineapple” has gone into verse singing verses to praise the rare beauty of this place. Truoi Lake, large and immense long-sighted, nestled at the foot of White Mountain. In addition to visiting the monastery, visitors can rent a boat ride on the lake or buy tickets to the streams that flow into the Truoi lake full of wildlife.
1. Slide the zipline and conquer the tree tops with the highwire game
Zipline is no longer strange to young people, this type has appeared in some places such as Quang Binh, Dalat or Lam Dong. And now Hue has this adventure game. By hanging on long cables and sliding down from the top of the mountain to the foot of the mountain, you will experience an extremely exciting viewing experience from the high altitude.
With a height of nearly 50m and a length of 560m, going through the zipline in Alba Thanh Tan Hot Springs Resort you will see the long stream running winding and the trees at his feet, the wind blowing in the ear just short within minutes. Enough to satisfy the curiosity as well as the eagerness of visitors far.
Unlike the zipline is a long skid, highwire is a series of challenges that require ingenuity and flexibility. There are 3 challenges with different challenges such as bridge zigzag, swing, swing, bridge grid … will make you sweat after days just sitting desk. Always have a staff of tourist guide and follow you each step to be able to safely pass. To go through all the challenges, you will need about an hour of climbing on strings about 5 meters from the ground.
You can try this game in Alba Thanh Tan Hot Springs Resort.
2. Tour of Carlsberg Brewery Vietnam for 50,000 VND / person
Do not miss the opportunity to experience one of Carlsberg’s largest breweries in Southeast Asia. This promises to be a unique destination for beer lovers and those who are interested in learning about brewing art.
At this point, customers can observe the process of brewing beer and modern lines for the famous beer throughout the Central such as Huda, Huda Gold, Carlsberg; Explore the 170-year history of Carlsberg and Carlsberg’s stories in Vietnam
Also, with a tour of the factory for 2 hours, visitors also have the opportunity to enjoy free fresh beer flavors produced at the factory.
Open every Monday to Saturday, with a fare of 50,000 VND / person. (NOTE: Not for children under 18)
Time: From 09:00 to 11:00, Afternoon: From 14:00 to 16:00
Address: Phu Bai Industrial Zone, Huong Thuy, Thua Thien Hue
To register for the trip, please visit http://hudabeertour.vn/, or contact hotline 0933 140 860, or through the travel agency in Hue.
3. Hot mineral springs bath
Situated in the tourist area of Thanh Tan, the natural hot springs system here is also attractive to many local tourists as well as tourists. Mineral springs are particularly hot at temperatures from 30 degrees and up to 60 degrees Celsius when they are near the source. In addition, there are games such as slide or slide in the water park is enjoyed by young people.
4. Listen to Hue on the Huong River
One of the activities that has been going on for many years now is the Hue River, which is Hue’s singing on the Perfume River. Most of the singers and singers singing on the boat are young people, they sing the Hue dances with hundreds of years of history, songs associated with people and the land of Hue dreaming.
At the Palace of the Kham, you can easily buy tickets to listen to Hue for VND100,000 per person for 1 hour floating on the Huong Giang line, go under the Trang Tien Bridge lights up electricity every night, hear the rustic rustic singing From the very gentle Hue voice. The boats here are a dragon boat motif with the capacity of about 20 to 30 lighters per night.
Sitting on the boat about 1 hour, listening to carpentry, no stranger, drop the small flower lights on Huong stream make the evening in Hue more fun.
5. Visit the Imperial City, mausoleum
Visiting the Citadel and the mausoleum seems to be an indispensable part of Hue tourism, because the remains of a long dynasty in Vietnamese history are most apparent in the temple itself. this land.
Minh Mang Tomb is peaceful after the green pine forests all year round; Tu Duc Tomb is modest but stretches over a wide area; or Dai Noi go all day is not interesting thing is that you should not ignore.
Especially, if you have free time, rent a bike or motorbike to dazzle on the shady streets around the Citadel in the evening, the humming noise on the empty road, less People bring Hue and Hue feel.
6. Discover Hue cuisine
Going to Hue without eating Hue cakes is a serious shortage. There are dozens of delicious cakes you should try, such as crispy crispy golden crispy cake like small cakes, thin duck thin bowls on the tray with lemons and grease patties, pretty filter cake with orange highlights red shrimp and grease, or fragrant buns in the green leaf eye-catching delicious.
Walking along the Perfume River in the night market to enjoy the cake of Truong Tien Bridge; light out of the row of children pulling bowl of hot beef noodle soup; Eating a cup of tea alley with a unique pork meat filter will fill anyone’s stomach.
Eat: Food, snacks, specialties of Hue tourism
Hue’s culinary map can be said to be extremely rich and special. Dishes of unique character are hard to find elsewhere.
Unique snack bars:
Che Hem: famous for its steaming meat.
Ya-ua Nguyen Du
Soy egg milk opposite Dong Ba Market
Bun giam nuoc on Chi Lang Street, near Gia Hoi Bridge
Hue specialties can not be mentioned, but if you have come here, you definitely have to try:
1. Mussel rice: Many sell in the shop and carry goods around Hue. Prices are very cheap and eat quite strange mouth.
2. Vả Hue: the folk food of Hue. Violet fruit for eating sweet and fresh, can make vegetables with vegetables such as vermicelli noodles, shrimp noodles, beef sandwiches, beef dipped with vinegar …, mixed food with rice paper, cloth pork, beef, fish, scard, tuna …
4. Hue beef noodle soup: A familiar dish but will feel different when eating in the “root” of Hue. The white noodles in the highlights are pink roses (from live pork and crab meat), the pork pieces are softened, accompanied by a little lemon pepper sauce is very interesting, just spicy , just hot. Beef noodle shops are available all over the streets in Hue.
4. Bánh Bèo Hue: Hue people like it and have become habit to use this kind of home-made cake in side dishes. In addition to the familiar street row, in Hue now there are many “street cake” around the An Dinh Palace, Ngu Binh Street, Nguyen Binh Khiem …
5. Bánh lọc “Mụ Đỏ”: In Hue, there are many cakes, dipping sauces, but no one is not aware of the red cake shop. Hue people often call duck cake, Nam Dam, filtered Red Ba Don is the filter cake Mu Do. In addition to the type of cake such as filter cake, dough cake, moon cake, there is also delicious shrimp cake pie. Address: 71 Nguyen Binh Khiem.
6. Bánh Khoái: Pour the flour mixture of rice and grated egg yolks, then add pepper, onions, fish sauce, salt, shrimp peeled, beef (or birds) grilled sliced, sliced fat, living.
Beautiful photo shoot in Hue
Tam Giang Lagoon
It can be said that this is a beautiful place to take photos of the sunset, with the activities of fishermen on the break accompanied by the red sky.
Referring to Hue, people think of the Hue Citadel, one of the top tourist spots in Hue when it comes to the capital. It is no exception when it is considered an ideal shooting location in Hue.
Truong Tien Bridge
Truong Tien bridge can not be missed when visiting Hue. The romantic and poetic scene will surely bring you impressive pictures on the historic bridge of Hue.
Come to Hue dreaming, the first place to visit is probably the Perfume River. The lyrical beauty from this river as it touches the hearts of many nostalgic people, the Xuyen bridge color wheel makes the scene more shimmering. Perfume River is 33km long, along Huong River, which is suitable for you to save beautiful photos.
Some of the nicest places to look at photos are:
– The river below Vong Canh hill
– The river flows through Truong Tien bridge
– The river in Thien Mu pagoda – The river viewed from the top of Thien An hill
– The river in Hon Chen
– The section below the Tuan bridge (near Minh Mang tomb)
– The passage of the river flows through the
Thuan An beach and Lang Co beach
As one of the 20 beauty of ancient Hue, up to now, Thuan An sea still attracts tourists to visit Hue. With sunshine, blue sea, white sand is very suitable to save beautiful pictures right you?
If you come to Lang Co you can take pictures with white sand dunes, when you take photos in Thuan An Beach you have beautiful pictures, glittering sand dune yellow. In the afternoon, the sea surface dyed a shiny color that made beautiful pictures.
Thien Mu Pagoda
Thien Mu pagoda’s atmosphere and atmosphere will bring you the best pictures. Moreover, when you take a picture here, it seems that you will feel the peace in the heart every time the temple bell.
Thanh Toan Tile – Roofed Bridge
Thanh Toan Tile – Roofed Bridge is a wooden rainbow over a ditch in Thanh Thuy Chanh village, about 8 km southeast of Hue city. This is the wooden bridge that is classified as the rare and the highest artistic value in the ancient bridge in Vietnam. Thanh Toan Tile – Roofed Bridgef is ideal for young people who like to take nostalgic pictures.